The Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 1 December to Sunday 3 December, hosted by the UQ Gatton Past Students' Association. All past students of the Gatton Campus/Queensland Agricultural College are invited to attend all or any part of the weekend.

A key activity of the weekend is the acknowledgment of “featured anniversary groups” and their year group reunions.  

Click here to view the images from the 2022 Back to College Weekend reunion dinner

2023 Back to College Weekend "10 Year" featured anniversary groups

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2023 Back to College Weekend "5 Year" featured anniversary groups

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Program of events
Friday 1 December 2023 
2:30pmRegistration opens downstairs Morrison Hall
4:30pm Walkway Cafe opens for drinks (next to Dining Hall)
5:45pmRegistration desk closes
6pmBBQ at the Walkway Cafe


Saturday 2 December 2023 
8–9amBreakfast at the Dining Hall

Downstairs Morrison Hall recreation area:

  • Registration desk opens – payments, receipts, room keys, name tags, info, etc.
  • Morning Tea – meet, greet and re-connect with acquaintances
  • Museum open for browsing, raffle and merchandise sales, displays
10am–12pmCampus Bus Tour at regular intervals throughout the day *
10amSchool of Agriculture and Food Sustainability facilities tour, hosted by Professor Vic Galea, Deputy Head of School, School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability, UQ **
11:30amYear group photos on the steps of the Foundation Building

Lunch at the Dining Hall

1pmSchool of Veterinary Science facilities tour, hosted by Professor Nigel Perkins, Head of School, School of Veterinary Science, UQ **
3pmBar opens for pre-dinner drinks outside the Walkway Cafe (EFTPOS available)
3pmAnnual General Meeting, Main Lecture Theatre, Building 8178 (located behind the Foundation Building)
4pmLive music commences outside the Walkway Cafe 
4:!5pmRegistration desk closes and moves to Dining Hall
5:45pmPre-dinner drinks conclude, guests welcome to enter the Dining Hall
6:15pmReunion dinner commences
11:15pmDining Hall closes


Sunday 3 December 2023 
8–9amBreakfast at the Dining Hall
10amCampus Bus Tour at regular intervals until noon
10:30amMorning Tea at Morrison Hall
12–1pmCasual sandwich lunch at Morrison Hall
1pmDepart at leisure


*All tours depart from and return to the front of Morrison Hall. People going on tours of the Dairy or Veterinary facilities please note that enclosed shoes must be worn. Final tour schedule to be confirmed prior to the event.

** All tours to depart from Morrison Hall. Guests attending tours must wear enclosed shoes.

Cost (per person)

  • Friday 1 December:
    • BBQ dinner: $26
  • Saturday 1 December:
    • breakfast $26
    • lunch $22
    • reunion dinner $80 (includes pre-dinner drinks, 3 course meal, 2 bottle of wine per table of 10)
  • Sunday 3 December:
    • breakfast $26
    • lunch $12

Accommodation Rates are charged per room, per night.

  • Shelton/Pitt Halls: $95
  • Shelton Hall (single air-conditioned): $105
  • Shelton Hall (double air-conditioned): $125
  • Campus Motel: $150

Any further enquiries, please contact the Secretary, Kim Jorgensen on 0438 130 963 or email:

If you require assistance with your registration, please contact the Alumni and Community Engagement team on (07) 3346 3166.

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